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Roger Dubuis Excalibur Aventador S
New Models
Roger Dubuis – Foot to the floor

After partnering with Pirelli, Roger Dubuis continues at full speed and teams up with Lamborghini for the limited-edition Excalibur Aventador S, a hotbed of raw power and ultimate sensations.

Thursday, 21 September 2017
The HH Journal editors
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Zenith Defy Lab
News
Zenith "defies" the laws of precision mechanics

We take an inside look at Zenith's new oscillator, placed inside the Defy Lab which is billed as "the world's most accurate mechanical watch". A development set to revolutionise the watch industry and put the brand with the star back into the firmament.

Thursday, 21 September 2017
4 min read
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Antonio Calce, CEO of Corum © Corum
Point of View
"The watch industry is about to enter one of its greatest challenges" (2/2)

At 44, Antonio Calce has taken a stake in the capital of Montres Corum Sàrl which has been under his stewardship since 2007. This is a strong signal for the markets as the Swiss watch sector prepares to face important industrial challenges. The young CEO talks about why he decided to become a shareholder, and gives his expert view of where the branch is heading. (Part 2)

Thursday, 17 November 2011
6 min read
Control of the depth of an insculpted component © Timelab
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An even more stringent Poinçon de Genève

For the 125th anniversary of the Poinçon de Genève, Timelab, the Geneva-based laboratory of horology and microengineering in charge of the hallmark, announced the new criteria that will make this standard of excellence even more demanding.

Tuesday, 15 November 2011
4 min read
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Is this a pale imitation of an event that defies reproduction?
Point of View
Why exhibitions matter

The exhibition which the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie organised in Moscow, in the splendid surroundings of the Kremlin, proved a tremendous success. This isn't the first time an exhibition of watches has drawn in the crowds. Indeed, more and more exhibitions tour the world with the most beautiful, most precious timepieces, joining those which the Manufactures themselves organise so as to bring their legacy further into the public eye.

Thursday, 10 November 2011
3 min read
Prince Mohammed Ali Alabbar took pleasure in welcoming Blancpain to Dubai for the launch of the X Fathoms © Blancpain
New Models
Blancpain goes in deep with the X Fathoms

Blancpain proved watchmaking still has ample room for superlatives when it presented the X Fathoms, its new dive watch and worthy successor to the legendary Fifty Fathoms. The launch took place among the 30,000 fish and 400 sharks in the world's biggest aquarium, the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo. Taking the plunge was Mark A. Hayek, CEO of Blancpain.

Wednesday, 09 November 2011
Mathilde Binetruy / BIPH
4 min read
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Economy
The Swiss watch industry looks set for a record year

Jean-Daniel Pasche, President of the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry, is confident the sector is heading for a record year in 2011, after the CHF 17 million achieved in 2008.

Friday, 04 November 2011
2 min read
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Point of View
Too many events?

Watches are born in Switzerland. They are designed, assembled and produced in these valleys, which are home to the manufactures that take pride - and rightly so - in their workshops, museums and buildings, which often have historic significance or are the work of eminent contemporary architects.

Wednesday, 02 November 2011
2 min read
Kenneth Branagh

"Speed leaves no room for meditation"

Thursday, 24 August 2017
Written By Frank Rousseau
7 min read
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